New cookbook: Vegan for Friends

I love getting inspiration from cookbooks. Sometimes it can be annoying that there are many dishes in a cookbook that aren’t my taste. Some books have many recipes with meat for example (I’m a vegetarian), or have a long list of ingredients or ingredients that are very difficult to find. All of those things don’t […]

Summer Dinner: strawberry salad

It’s really warm in the Netherlands this week. Some people might find it dificult to think of something to make for dinner with this weather. I made this vegetarian salad with rocket, strawberries, pecan nuts and feta cheese this week. Salads are perfect for this warm weather. As is any ‘cold’ dish. These recipes are […]

Vegan grilled zucchini salad

You can do so many things with courgette (zucchini)! You can make courgette spaghetti (courgetti), courgette roses and you can even use it as a very healthy pizza base (check the video recipe here). But you can also keep it very simple and make this super healthy grilled courgette salad. This salad is vegan and […]

Vegan Sweet Potato Salad

This sweet potato salad is healthy and very easy to make (only 4 ingredients are needed!). It’s perfect as a side dish or for your barbecues and picnics in the summer! Click here for the recipe. If you like sweet potatoes you might also like my sweet potato gnocchi and my sweet potato pies.

Grilled Peach Salad

This grilled peach salad is perfect for summer! I love using fruit in my dinner dishes in summer, they add something sweet and refreshing. This salad is vegan and gluten free. For one portion I used 2 hands of wild spinach, 1 peach, pecan nuts and 1 cubed sweet potato. I shortly fried the sweet potato […]

Worldwide Giveaway at Freshii

Freshii is on a mission to make healthy food affordable and convenient. It started with a shop in Toronto, Canada and less than 10 years later it has branches in more than 75 cities in 15 countries.  I had my first Freshii experience in February 2016. This was because Freshii opened their first restaurant in the Netherlands. […]

New recipe: mackerel salad

This mackerel salad is filled with superfoods! Smoked mackerel, as an oily fish, is filled with omega-3 and vitamin D. Quinoa is high in fiber and protein. And broccoli is known for its antioxidant benefits. You don’t need a dressing for this gluten free salad, making it filled with nothing but goodness! Check the recipe […]

Happy ‘vegantines’ day!

Do you want to make a lovely 3 course vegetarian or vegan meal for your valentine this year? I’ve created a menu that’s healthy and suitable for vegetarians and vegans. It includes some gluten free options as well! We all know  that love goes through the stomach, so give this menu  a try! You can find […]

Freekeh Salad

Let’s get freaky… errm I mean freekeh Freekeh is relatively new in Europe, but the bigger supermarkets or your local Arabic shop should have it. Freekeh is a grain made from green wheat. Freekeh, sometimes spelled frikeh or called farik, is very high in fiber. This recipe is vegetarian and vegan, but if you like […]